Challenges for the Realization of Ambient Intelligence

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  • Juan Carlos Augusto
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 182)


A decade after the ISTAG report, Ambient Intelligence is still not a concept which is widespread in industry and even less in society. This is not a surprise, nobody working in this area claimed it will be a trivial process or that can be achieved in a couple of years. There are still formidable challenges to be tackled by the scientific community and there is no guarantee we will solve all of them, but the more progress we make on some of those the closer we will be from a stage where some of the initial aims are adopted. This talk will highlight those challenges, explain why they are important and put forward the idea that we can possibly do significant progress exploring those avenues for innovation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computing and Mathematics and CSRIUniversity of UlsterJordanstownUK

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